Reuben H. Fleet Science Center RHFleet eUpdate
Your Guide to the Fleet JULY 2009
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
Don't Try This At Home!
The Physics of Hollywood Movies
Hollywood PhysicsGo behind the scenes of your favorite sci-fi, superhero and action films to uncover the good and bad physics of Hollywood movies. Author Adam Weiner visits the Fleet for this mind defying special occasion! Recommended for ages 13 and older.

MoreFriday, July 10, 6:30 p.m.

DNA Day with the Salk Institute
DNA DayJoin scientists from the Salk Institute to inspect the genetic instructions for life - DNA! Experiment with cell biology to isolate and actually see real DNA. You can even take DNA home as a souvenir of your visit.

MoreSaturday, July 11, 1:00 -  4:00 p.m.

Apollo 11 Talk & Book Signing
Apollo 11 shoe printCelebrate the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11 with author Francis French, a former Fleet educator! Drawing from first-hand interviews with the spacefarers, French will illustrate how the first lunar landing crew was chosen against the backdrop of a tense and dynamic race to the moon.

MoreSaturday, July 18, 1:00 p.m.

Members: Make your Fleet Membership
Go Even Further!
Membership imageSticking close to home this summer? Use your IMAX® vouchers to bring family and out-of-town guests to the Fleet at no extra charge. IMAX vouchers are transferable and you do not need to be present when they are redeemed.  
Want to enjoy even more value? Upgrade your membership right now:
  • Adventurer - Family benefits, plus free, unlimited IMAX admission for two
  • Voyager - Adventurer benefits, plus film pre-seating + 6 more IMAX vouchers (total: 14)
To upgrade at any point during your membership year, contact Tamra Kirl at (619) 238-1233, ext. 713.
One TWO more reasons why your Fleet membership is a great value all year long!
Not yet a member?  Click here.

This Month's Experiment: Wave Machine
TME Wave Machine


Discover how waves transfer energy!

Theater Bears New Name: "Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff Dome Theater"
Heikoff theater imageYou may have noticed a new name above the entrance to our theater on your most recent visit to the Fleet. On June 22nd a special reception was held to unveil the new name of the theater. The Fleet would like to thank Irwin and Joan Jacobs and the children of Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff, Laurie Heikoff, Lisa Heikoff and Erica Heikoff McKeown for their generous support of the Fleet.

REMINDER: Changes to FREE Tuesday
RHF-outdoorsComing up on July 2nd is one of our busiest FREE Tuesdays of the year. We'd like to remind visitors that FREE Tuesday is offered as a THANK YOU to SAN DIEGO CITY and COUNTY RESIDENTS. San Diego residents and active-duty military receive free gallery admission and IMAX admission reduced to $8.50 per person.
Regular pricing applies for all visitors from outside of San Diego County. More

City of San Diego and San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture

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July Events
1 Exploring Ethics: "Cyber Security"
1 The Sky Tonight Planetarium Show
6 Senior Monday: "Lunar Exploration"
Hollywood Physics
11 Saturday Science Club for Girls
11 DNA Day
Author Book Talk: Apollo 11
IMAX en Español Monthly Film Screening
IMAX Films

Under The Sea
Fridays at
the Fleet
See "classic" and current IMAX films at 6, 7, & 8 p.m. every Friday night! Only $8.50 for one film and $5 for each additional film.
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Enter to Win!
Congratulations to Cheryl McCowan winner of a family 4-pack to Sesame Street LIVE!
Motion Mania

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win! Enter to win a family four pack of tickets to visit the Fleet's newest exhibition "Motion Mania: Move Your Mind!"

To enter, please complete this form by July 15th.
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